Anti-immigrant party takes first place in Sweden, poll shows
- The anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats are the most popular political party in the Nordic country, according to a new poll.
The YouGov poll showed nearly a quarter - 23.9 per cent - of people said they would vote for the party if an election were held now, meaning its support is at nearly double the level during 2014's general election.
YouGov has had the Sweden Democrats ahead of their government rivals for most of the last six months, though Reuters reported that a separate poll on Thursday found the party had 19.2 per cent support, making it the second most popular.
Matthew Goodwin, a senior fellow at Chatham House, said on Twitter: "I doubt they will sustain once election nears but given climate it's relevant".(Excerpt) Read more at: independent.co.uk ...
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